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Observation by Martina McGovern: NGC891, the Silver Sliver galaxy

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Martina McGovern

Observer

Martina McGovern

Observed

2020 Sep 17 - 22:31

Uploaded

2020 Oct 01 - 17:35

Objects

NGC891

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Constellation

Andromeda

Field centre

RA: 02h22m
Dec: +42°21'
Position angle: +80°55'

Field size

0°30' × 0°19'

Equipment
  • Celestron Edge HD 8” SCT, SkyWatcher HEQ5 PRO
  • ZWO ASI294MC Pro, main camera
  • ZWO ASIAir Pro, ZWO EAF (Electronic Automatic Focuser) & Dual-Speed 2-inch Crayford Focuser for SCT’s
  • ZWO 60mm Guide scope, ZWO ASI120MM mini, Guide camera
  • Optolong L-Pro Broadband filter
Exposure

Approx 3hrs of data; 120s subs & 180s subs – L-pro only used. Darks, Flats & Dark flats. Gain 225, Camera TEC Temp -15C

Location

Near Cambridge city UK, Bortle approx 4

Target name

NGC891, the Silver Sliver galaxy, a side on/edge on view of a galaxy.

Title

NGC891, the Silver Sliver galaxy

About this image

Processing; Deep sky stacker, Pixinsight with final tweaks in Photoshop + Topaz DeNoise AI.

It is a spiral galaxy approx 30 million light years away, in the constellation of Andromeda.

Imaged over two nights.

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